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Today's News

  • Sports Brief-Elementary track meets cancelled

    Due to scheduling conflicts all Henry County elementary track meets have been cancelled for this year. The Henry County track team hopes to resume the elementary track meets next season.

  • Magness signs with Thomas More

    Henry County linebacker Nick Magness will join his brother Luke and former teammates Cody Hinkle and Eric Butler at Thomas More College.

    The senior signed his letter of intent last week.

    Magness saw the atmosphere surrounding the team as a big reason for selecting the school in northern Kentucky.

    “I like the atmosphere a lot,” he said. “I like how excited the coaches get when you make good plays. I like how close the coaches are to the players and how the coaches join in with the players when the players are doing something.”

  • Warriors fall to Rebels

    The Eminence Warriors traveled to Owen Co. to take on the Rebels in a district seeding game and came away with a 16-1 loss.

    The Rebels managed just two runs in the first inning off starting pitcher Trevor Payton who struck out five in two innings.

    But the Warriors were undone by defensive mistakes and timely hitting by the Rebels, who scored seven runs in the third and seven more in the fourth inning.

  • Track Cats compete at home, at St. X

    The HCHS track team competed in two meets last week. On Tuesday they hosted an All Comers meet that was shortened due to bad weather. On Saturday they traveled to St. X to participate in the Brother Borgia/Coach Cooper Invitational Meet.

    In the St. X meet, which has several top teams from around the state the Cats had two competitors score.

    Eddie Jones placed second in the pole vault with a vault of 10-6. Patrick Cravens set a personal record in the discus to finish fifth with a throw of 112-11.

  • Mustangs win Louisville tournament

    Submitted

    The Mustangs, coached by Randy Berry, started their baseball season on St. Patrick’s day weekend. The Mustangs went undefeated and finished in first place to win their first tournament of the year in Louisville.

    The leading pitcher was Seth Hicks and the leading hitter was Jaydon Berry who batted .600 for the tournament.

  • Henry County Sharpshooters compete at Brewer Invitational

    Submitted

    The Henry County 4-H Sharpshooters YHEC Team had a strong showing in the Brewer Invitational at Mercer Gun Club on Saturday, April 20.  Colt McGuire was the high overall Junior and Jordan Campbell was the high overall Senior.  The Senior team swept their division, winning every event. 

  • Mustangs win again

    Submitted

    The Mustangs, coached by Randy Berry, played in their second tournament of the year at the Greater Midwest Baseball Bluegrass Bash in Elizabethtown.

    The Mustangs were the only Kentucky team in the 10-team event. There were teams from Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Georgia and Indiana.

    The Mustangs first game was against the Michigan Storm and Jaydon Berry pitched and won 5-3.

    The Mustangs next played the J-Cards from Jasper Indiana and won 11-0. Seth Hicks and Buddy Crisp shared pitching duties for the win.

  • There’s something in the air lately

    Economic development seems to be in the air of late.

    By way of a letter to the editor in our local paper a few issues back, a concerned resident from Pleasureville asked that the folks around town get together to discuss ways to revitalize the city. Apparently, they did exactly that at their last city meeting, and I say good for them.

  • Local Buzz for the Week of April 24, 2012

    Arts & Crafts

    Free adult scrapbooking offered at the Eminence Community Life Center from 10 a.m. to noon, on Thursdays.

    Church Services

    Sulphur Christian Church hosts Bible study every Wednesday night at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome. Call Pastor Jeff Maggard at (502) 544-6946 for more information.

    Andy Griffith Bible Study, 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Drennon Christian Church. Begins with a meal.

  • Half of all Americans take at least 1 medication

    If you take the average American and ask them if they take prescription medications almost half will answer yes. 

    This shouldn’t come as a surprise given the fact that the media is flooded with pharmaceutical commercials on television, in magazines, and online.  Take a look in your medicine cabinet, kitchen cabinet, even the bottom of your purse – odds are you will find some type of pill.  Centers for Disease Control data published in 2010 highlighted increasing trends of prescription use in the United States.